Robots in a condensed matter lab

1. Automated tuning of inter-dot tunnel couplings in quantum dot arrays
Authors: C. J. van Diepen, P. T. Eendebak, B. T. Buijtendorp, U. Mukhopadhyay, T. Fujita, C. Reichl, W. Wegscheider, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 033101 (2018), DOI:10.1063/1.5031034
(code: https://github.com/QuTech-Delft/qtt)

2. Efficiently measuring a quantum device using machine learning
Authors: D.T. Lennon, H. Moon, L.C. Camenzind, Liuqi Yu, D.M. Zumbühl, G.A.D. Briggs, M.A. Osborne, E.A. Laird, and N. Ares
arXiv:1810.10042
(code: https://github.com/returnddd/CVAE_for_QE/)

Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology
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JCCM_June_2019_01

Trails of Mobile Majoranas in an Iron Chalcogenide?

1. Signature of Dispersing 1D Majorana Channels in an Iron-based Superconductor
Authors: Zhenyu Wang, Jorge Olivares Rodriguez, Martin Graham, G. D. Gu, Taylor Hughes, Dirk K. Morr, and Vidya Madhavan
arXiv:1903.00515

2. Evidence for Helical Hinge Zero Modes in an Fe-Based Superconductor
Authors: Mason J. Gray, Josef Freudenstein, Shu Yang F. Zhao, Ryan O’Connor, Samuel Jenkins, Narendra Kumar, Marcel Hoek, Abigail Kopec, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Ruidan Zhong, G. D. Gu, and K. S. Burch
arXiv:1902.10723

Recommended with a commentary by Fa Wang, Peking University
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JCCM_June_2019_02

Surfing on (or drowning under?) the threshold

Memories from the ergodic phase: the awkward dynamics of spherical mixed p-spin models
Authors: G. Folena, S. Franz, and F. Ricci-Tersenghi
arXiv:1903.01421

Recommended with a commentary by Francesco Zamponi, Laboratoire de Physique de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure
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JCCM_June_2019_03

X-ray Fourier holography of free-flying nanoparticles

Femtosecond X-ray Fourier holography imaging of free-flying nanoparticles
Authors: Tais Gorkhover, Anatoli Ulmer, Ken Ferguson, Max Bucher, Filipe R. N. C. Maia, Johan Bielecki, Tomas Ekeberg, Max F. Hantke, Benedikt J. Daurer, Carl Nettelblad, Jakob Andreasson, Anton Barty, Petr Bruza, Sebastian Carron, Dirk Hasse, Jacek Krzywinski, Daniel S. D. Larsson, Andrew Morgan, Kerstin Mühlig, Maria Müller, Kenta Okamoto, Alberto Pietrini, Daniela Rupp, Mario Sauppe, Gijs van der Schot, Marvin Seibert, Jonas A. Sellberg, Martin Svenda, Michelle Swiggers, Nicusor Timneanu, Daniel Westphal, Garth Williams, Alessandro Zani, Henry N. Chapman, Gyula Faigel, Thomas Möller, Janos Hajdu, and Christoph Bostedt
Nature Photonics 12, 150 (2018), DOI:10.1038/s41566-018-0110-y

Recommended with a commentary by J. B. Hastings, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
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JCCM_May_2019_01

Is the undoped cuprate a simple antiferromagnet?

Giant thermal Hall conductivity from neutral excitations in the pseudogap phase of cuprates
Authors: Gaël Grissonnanche, Anaëlle Legros, Sven Badoux, Etienne Lefrançois, Victor Zatko, Maude Lizaire, Francis Laliberté, Adrien Gourgout, Jianshi Zhou, Sunseng Pyon, Tomohiro Takayama, Hidenori Takagi, Shimpei Ono, Nicolas Doiron-Leyraud, and Louis Taillefer
arXiv: 1901.03104

Recommended with a commentary by Dung-Hai Lee, U.C. Berkeley
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JCCM_May_2019_02

A River Through Quantum Hall Valleys

Interacting multi-channel topological boundary modes in a quantum Hall valley system
Authors: Mallika T. Randeria, Kartiek Agarwal, Benjamin E. Feldman, Hao Ding, Huiwen Ji, R. J. Cava, S. L. Sondhi, Siddharth A. Parameswaran, and Ali Yazdani
Nature 566, 363-367 (2019)

Recommended with a commentary by Liang Fu, MIT
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JCCM_April_2019_01

Quantum Simulation of Gauge Theories and Inflation

1. Self-Verifying Variational Quantum Simulation of the Lattice Schwinger Model
Authors: Christian Kokail, Christine Maier, Rick van Bijnen, Tiff Brydges, Manoj K. Joshi, Petar Jurcevic, Christine A. Muschik, Pietro Silvi, Rainer Blatt, Christian F. Roos, and Peter Zoller
arXiv:1810.03421

2. Probing quantum critical dynamics on a programmable Rydberg simulator
Authors: Alexander Keesling, Ahmed Omran, Harry Levine, Hannes Bernien, Hannes Pichler, Soonwon Choi, Rhine Samajdar, Sylvain Schwartz, Pietro Silvi, Subir Sachdev, Peter Zoller, Manuel Endres, Markus Greiner, Vladan Vuletić, and Mikhail D. Lukin
Nature 568, 207 (2019)

3. A Rapidly Expanding Bose-Einstein Condensate: An Expanding Universe in the Lab
Authors: S. Eckel, A. Kumar, T. Jacobson, I. B. Spielman, and G. K. Campbell
Phys. Rev. X, 8, 021021 (2018)

Recommended with a commentary by Steven M. Girvin, Yale Quantum Institute
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JCCM_April_2019_02

Dancing is allowed in steady-states

Non-equilibrium systems have steady-state distributions and non-steady dynamics
Author: Tanniemola B. Liverpool
arXiv:1810.10980

Recommended with a commentary by Ramin Golestanian, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (Göttingen) and University of Oxford
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JCCM_April_2019_03

Evidence of an anomalous metallic phase in a high temperature superconducting device

Quantum coherence across bosonic superconductor-anomalous metal-insulator transitions
Authors: Chao Yang, Yi Liu, Yang Wang, Liu Feng, Qianmei He, Jian Sun, Yue Tang, Chunchun Wu, Jie Xiong, Wanli Zhang, Xi Lin, Hong Yao, Haiwen Liu, Gustavo Fernandes, Jimmy Xu, James M. Valles Jr., Jian Wang, and Yanrong Li
arXiv:1901.07706

Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University
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JCCM_March_2019_01

Phase diagram of the triangular lattice Hubbard model

Observation of a chiral spin liquid phase of the Hubbard model on the triangular lattice: a density matrix renormalization group study
Authors: Aaron Szasz, Johannes Motruk, Michael P. Zaletel, Joel E. Moore
arXiv:1808.00463

Recommended with a commentary by T. Senthil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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JCCM_March_2019_02

Nucleosomes as treadmills

Chromatin remodelers couple inchworm motion with twist-defect formation to slide nucleosomal DNA
Authors: Giovanni B. Brandani, Shoji Takada
PlOS Comput Biol 14, e1006512 (2018)

Recommended with a commentary by Helmut Schiessel, Leiden University
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JCCM_March_2019_03

Jamming Aspherical Cows

1. Universality of jamming of nonspherical particles
Authors: C. Brito, H. Ikeda, P. Urbani, M. Wyart, F. Zamponi
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 116, 11736-11741 (2018)

2. Translational and orientational glass transitions in the large-dimensional limit : a generalized replicated liquid theory and an application to patchy colloids
Authors: H. Yoshino
arXiv:1807.04095

Recommended with a commentary by Patrick Charbonneau, Duke University
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JCCM_February_2019_01

Fractional Quantum Hall from Overlap of Electron-Hole Bands

Fractional Excitonic Insulator
Authors: Yichen Hu, Jörn W. F. Venderbos, C. L. Kane
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 126601 (2018), arXiv:1806.05681

Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University
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JCCM_February_2019_02

New correlated phenomena in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene/s

1. Tuning superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene
Authors: Matthew Yankowitz, Shaowen Chen, Hryhoriy Polshyn, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, David Graf, Andrea F. Young, Cory R. Dean
Science 24 Jan 2019: eaav1910

2. Emergent ferromagnetism near three-quarters filling in twisted bilayer graphene
Authors: Aaron L. Sharpe, Eli J. Fox, Arthur W. Barnard, Joe Finney, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, M. A. Kastner, David Goldhaber-Gordon
arXiv:1901.03520

3. Cascade of superconducting domes and magnetic order around quarter filling in magic angle bilayer graphene
Authors: Dmitri Efetov, ICFO – Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques
KITP Correlations in Moire Flat Bands program, Jan 22 2019

Recommended with a commentary by Michael Zaletel, University of California, Berkeley
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JCCM_February_2019_03

Time to Respond

1. Artifact Free Transient Near-Field Nanoscopy
Authors: A. J. Sternbach, J. Hinton, T. Slusar, A. S. McLeod, M. K. Liu, A. Frenzel, M. Wagner, R. Iraheta, F. Keilmann, A. Leitenstorfer, M. Fogler, H.-T. Kim, R. D. Averitt, and D. N. Basov
Optics Express 25, 28589 (2017), arXiv:1706.08478

2. Photonic crystals for nano-light in moir graphene superlattices
Authors: S. S. Sunku, G. X. Ni, B. Y. Jiang, H. Yoo, A. Sternbach, A. S. McLeod, T. Stauber, L. Xiong, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, P. Kim, M. M. Fogler, and D. N. Basov
Science 362, 1153 (2018), arXiv:1901.08378

Recommended with a commentary by Dirk van der Marel, University of Geneva
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JCCM_January_2019_01

Geometric frustrated assemblies

How geometric frustration shapes twisted fibres, inside and out: competing morphologies of chiral filament assembly
Authors: Douglas M. Hall and Gregory M. Grason
Interface Focus 7: 20160140 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Roya Zandi, University of California, Riverside
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JCCM_January_2019_02

The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Big Bang

CPT-Symmetric Universe
Authors: Latham Boyle, Kieran Finn, and Neil Turok
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 251301 (2018)

Recommended with a commentary by Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles.
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JCCM_December_2018_01

The Variational Playground for Machine Learning in Statistical Physics

Solving Statistical Mechanics using Variational Autoregressive Networks
Authors: Dian Wu, Lei Wang, and Pan Zhang
arXiv:1809.10606

Recommended with a commentary by Giuseppe Carleo, Flatiron Institute.
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JCCM_December_2018_02

Spontaneous vortex formation and Majorana zero mode in iron based superconductor

1. Observation of a robust zero-energy bound state in iron-based superconductor Fe(Te,Se)
Authors: J. X. Yin, Zheng Wu, J. H. Wang, Z. Y. Ye, Jing Gong, X. Y. Hou, Lei Shan, Ang Li, X. J. Liang, X. X. Wu, Li Jian, C.S. Ting, Z. Q. Wang, J. P. Hu, P. H. Hor, H. Ding and S. H. Pan
Nature Physics 11, 543 (2015)

2. Quantum anomalous vortex and Majorana zero mode without external magnetic field
Authors: Kun Jiang, Xi Dai and Ziqiang Wang
arXiv:1808.07072

3. Nature of the zero energy bound state at the surface of the topological superconductor Fe(Se,Te)
Authors: T. Machida, Y. Sun, S. Pyon, S. Takeda, Y. Kohsaka, T. Hanaguri, T. Sasagawa and T. Tamegai
arXiv:1812.08995

Recommended with a commentary by Patrick A. Lee, MIT.
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JCCM_December_2018_03

A revolution in the simulations of super-cooled liquids and glasses

Models and algorithms for the next generation of glass transition studies
Authors: Andrea Ninarello, Ludovic Berthier, and Daniele Coslovich
Phys. Rev. X 7, 021039 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Giulio Biroli, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.
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JCCM_November_2018_01

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